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  • 2020
  • 1 Season

Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys is a behind-the-scenes companion series to the critically acclaimed superhero satire, The Boys. Produced by Amazon Prime Video in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television, Prime Rewind explores the making of the series, with a special focus on the cast, crew, and creative process that brought the show to life.

Throughout eight episodes, Prime Rewind offers fans an unparalleled understanding of the making of the first two seasons of the show. Hosted by Aisha Tyler, the Emmy-nominated actress, comedian, and director, the series features interviews with the show's creators, executive producers, writers, directors, and stars. With insightful commentary and exclusive footage, Prime Rewind offers fans a deeper look into the show's characters, themes, and storylines.

The first episode of Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys sets the stage, outlining the plot of The Boys and introducing the main characters. Host Aisha Tyler chats with Eric Kripke, the series' creator and showrunner, who discusses his inspiration for the show and the challenges of adapting Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series for television. Kripke describes his vision for the show as a “fun, twisted romp through the world of superheroes,” and highlights its satirical elements.

The following episodes of Prime Rewind explore specific aspects of the show's production. Episodes two and three delve into the casting process and the creation of the show's complex characters. Tyler interviews Executive Producer Seth Rogen and Casting Director Robert J. Ulrich, as well as the series' leading actors, including Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, and Chace Crawford. They discuss the challenges and joys of bringing characters like Billy Butcher, Hughie Campbell, Homelander, and Stormfront to life, as well as their personal experiences working on the show.

Episodes four and five analyze the series' visual effects, costumes, and stunts. Tyler chats with the show's special effects supervisor, Lauren McCallum, and costume designer, Laura Jean Shannon, who discuss their respective roles in bringing the show's superheroes and their powers to life. Meanwhile, members of the stunt team reveal the secrets behind some of the show's most daring fight scenes and action sequences, including the iconic plane crash scene from the first season.

In the sixth episode, Prime Rewind examines the show's musical score and sound design, featuring interviews with composer Christopher Lennertz and sound designer, Mark Binder. Lennertz and Binder discuss their inspirations for the score and sound of The Boys, explaining how they worked to create a unique auditory experience for viewers, from the ominous and brooding opening theme to the show's visceral sound effects.

Episode seven takes viewers behind-the-scenes of season two of The Boys, exploring the challenges and achievements of producing a sequel to the successful first season. Tyler chats with various members of the cast and crew, including Kripke, Rogen, and the show's writers, who discuss the show's approach to introducing new characters and developing the storylines of familiar faces.

Finally, the eighth episode of Prime Rewind offers a sneak peek into the making of season three of The Boys, teasing viewers with hints of what's to come. Fans are treated to a preview of some of the upcoming storylines and characters, as well as interviews with the executive producers and the cast who tease what audiences can expect to see when the show returns.

Prime Rewind is an excellent complement to The Boys, providing invaluable insights for its viewers. Whether you're a fan of the show looking to learn more about its production or someone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the creative process behind a successful series, Prime Rewind has something for everyone. With its engaging commentary and exclusive footage, Prime Rewind is a must-watch for any fan of The Boys.

Prime Rewind is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on August 28, 2020.

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10. Inside "The Boys"
June 21, 2020
"The Boys" Official After Show, hosted by Aisha Tyler and featuring the creators and cast from the series, including Karl Urban (Butcher), Jack Quaid (Hughie), Antony Starr (Homelander), Erin Moriarty (Starlight), Laz Alonso (Mother's Milk), Tomer Capon (Frenchie), Karen Fukuhara (Kimiko), and showrunner Eric Kripke
9. Inside "What I Know "
October 9, 2020
Host Aisha Tyler welcomes guests Karl Urban (Billy Butcher), Antony Starr (Homelander), Karen Fukuhara (Kimiko), and showrunner Eric Kripke
8. Inside "Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker"
October 2, 2020
Host Aisha Tyler welcomes guests Jack Quaid (Hughie Campbell), Erin Moriarty (Starlight), Laila Robins (Grace Mallory) and surprise guest Claudia Doumit
7. Inside "The Bloody Doors Off"
September 25, 2020
Host Aisha Tyler welcomes guests Tomer Capon (Frenchie), supersuit designer Laura Jean Shannon, celebrity superfan Jeffrey Dean Morgan and surprise guest Aya Cash (Stormfront)
6. Inside "We Gotta Go Now"
September 18, 2020
Guests Erin Moriarty (Starlight), Jessie T. Usher (A-Train), Nathan Mitchell (Black Noir) and more join Aisha Tyler to discuss sky sex, paella and other favorite moments in Episode 5 of Season 2 of "The Boys".
5. Inside "Nothing Like it in the World"
September 11, 2020
Guests Karl Urban (Butcher), Laz Alonso (Mother's Milk), Jack Quaid (Hughie) and more talk with Aisha Tyler about their journey through Episode 4 of Season 2 of "The Boys" and the mysteries uncovered along the way, plus a new one that Aisha tries to solve about the "Candlestick Maker".
4. Inside "Over the Hill with the Swords of a Thousand Men"
September 4, 2020
Guests Karen Fukuhara (Kimiko) and more join Aisha Tyler to go full steam through a whale of an episode discussing Episode 3 of Season 2 of "The Boys" and the tragic results arising from the face-off between The Boys and The Seven.
3. Inside "Proper Preparation and Planning"
September 4, 2020
Guests Chace Crawford (The Deep), Antony Starr (Homelander), Aya Cash (Stormfront) and surprise guest Seth Rogen discuss Episode 2 of Season 2 of "The Boys" with Aisha Tyler, including The Deep's fall from grace and the importance of self-reflection and No Gill Shaming.
2. Inside "The Big Ride"
September 4, 2020
Guests Jack Quaid (Hughie), Giancarlo Esposito (Stan Edgar) and more join Aisha Tyler to discuss Episode 1 of Season 2 of "The Boys" including the revelations about the history of Vought - because, of course , there's a Nazi connection.
Inside the Diabolical First Season
1. Inside the Diabolical First Season
August 28, 2020
Aisha Tyler is bonding with "The Boys" to discuss the twists and turns of Season 1 and the unexpected public reaction to the show with special guests Karl Urban (Butcher), Antony Starr (Homelander), Erin Moriarty (Starlight), Jessie T. Usher (A-Train) and showrunner Eric Kripke.
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  • Premiere Date
    August 28, 2020